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Senior United Nations officials have warned that global inaction could lead to a humanitarian disaster in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa, amid the serious food and humanitarian crisis.
The new President of Senegal Macky Sall has said equipping and training the country’s military and paramilitary forces will be his top priority, as he names his new government.
On Wednesday evening, the presidency announced the appointment of some opposition figures, including grammy award winner Youssou N'dour to Sall’s new government.
The people of Senegal are on Wednesday, April 4 celebrating their 52nd independence anniversary from French colonial rule.
Malaria remains a major public health problem in the West African sub-region and across Africa, despite recent progress in combating the illness.
Senegal’s new President Macky Sall on Monday took the solemn oath of office as the country's 4th President at a ceremony in the capital, Dakar attended by a number of African leaders.
How long will Sall’s honeymoon last?
A change of guard takes place on Monday at the presidential palace in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, as power shifts from President Abdoulaye Wade to incoming President Macky Sall, terminating the 85-year old Senegalese leader’s 12-year rule.
An African economist, Prof. Mamadou Gaye has cautioned against celebrating growth rate figures in Africa, saying that they don’t necessarily reflect real growth on the continent.
There was jubilation all night Sunday at the campaign headquarters of Senegal’s next President, Macky Sall as his supporters danced, sang and chanted to celebrate his big win in Sunday’s second round election.
Senegal’s incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade has conceded defeat in Sunday’s presidential runoff election by congratulating his rival, Macky Sall.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, a member of the African Union (AU) committee of Wise men, wants the AU to tell Mali’s new military junta to go back to the barracks.